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Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse

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Overview of Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse

Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse

3.0 star property
Clifden guesthouse in suburbs

9.4/10 Exceptional

143 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
  • Laundry facilities
Westport Road, Clifden, Galway, H71 VF25
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Beach towels
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Computer station
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge services
  • Picnic area
Feel at home
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Knock (NOC-Ireland West) - 101 min drive


  • Off The Square Restaurant - 6 min walk
  • Griffin’s bar - 7 min walk
  • The Blooming Gorse - 7 min walk
  • E.J. Kings - 7 min walk
  • Restaurant Darcy Twelve - 8 min walk

About this property

Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse

Enjoy your visit to Clifden with a stay at Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse. Freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks, and guests looking to stay active can experience the nearby hiking/biking trails, kayaking and mountain biking. The accommodation gets good marks from fellow travellers for being overall comfort.


English, French, German, Polish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and lunch
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 8 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until 7 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Guests will receive lockbox information
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (10 years old and younger) are not allowed
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • BBQs
  • Private picnics

What to do

  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Safari nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby
  • Zip-lining nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Beach towels


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1997
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Polish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress

What to enjoy

  • Individually decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Fees & policies

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 1 November and 1 March.

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property does not have lifts.

On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts major credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Is Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse currently open?
The property is closed between 1 November and 1 March.
Does Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse?
You can check in from 3 PM - 7 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse and nearby?
Have fun with activities such as cycling, boat tours and hiking, and practise your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes cave exploring, safari tours and ecotours. Enjoy amenities such as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Off The Square Restaurant (6-min walk), Griffin’s bar (7-min walk) and The Blooming Gorse (7-min walk).
What's the area around Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse like?
Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse is a short 7-minute walk from Clifden Castle and 9 minutes' walk from Station House Museum.

Overall score and ratings






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10/10 Exceptional

1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

patrick, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great stay thanks you
Great stay , very close to the town , very clean premises, owners we friendly and helpful, fantastic selection for breakfast which was fab
Ciaràn, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely BnB. Too bad the weather didn’t cooperate!
Mary, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing place to stay! Highly Recommended!
Excellent and very welcoming host who went the extra mile to ensure we had a wonderful stay!
Nupur, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Great breakfasts
Irena, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very nice place and it felt like a home
scott, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely breakfast with many choices!
Bonnie, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Spent two nights here , very comfortable and minutes walk from Clifden centre. Breakfast was fantastic.
Patrick, 2-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

John, 3-night trip
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